Ionic vs. Xamarin



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Description

What is Ionic?

Free and open source, Ionic offers a library of mobile-optimized HTML, CSS and JS components for building highly interactive apps. Built with Sass and optimized for AngularJS.

What is Xamarin?

Xamarin’s Mono-based products enable .NET developers to use their existing code, libraries and tools (including Visual Studio*), as well as skills in .NET and the C# programming language, to create mobile applications for the industry’s most widely-used mobile devices, including Android-based smartphones and tablets, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Xamarin?
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Cons

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Pricing

How much does Ionic cost?
How much does Xamarin cost?
Xamarin Pricing

Companies

What companies use Ionic?
515 companies on StackShare use Ionic
What companies use Xamarin?
100 companies on StackShare use Xamarin

Integrations

What tools integrate with Ionic?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Ionic
What tools integrate with Xamarin?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Xamarin

What are some alternatives to Ionic and Xamarin?

  • React Native - A framework for building native apps with React
  • Apache Cordova - Platform for building native mobile applications using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • PhoneGap - Easilily create mobile apps using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • NativeScript - Build truly native apps with JavaScript

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